...Along with tutoring, I do freelance proofreading, editing and writing. I have proofed and/or edited articles, novels, website copy, and even one legal brief! When I work with students (as opposed to when being hired to simply review and correct someone's writing), I prefer to show them why I choose to alter anything, and how they can better communicate the material through judicious edits.
Tarzana, CAView Tutor
...I adapt my teaching techniques to the student's profile and needs : traditional, communicative, conversational, in English, or entirely in French, or half-half... I use both the students' material and my own material that I have been building up since I started teaching French. While teaching, I...
Corona, CAView Tutor
...I have tutored and home-schooled (Laurel Springs and University of Oklahoma programs) in Algebra 2 since 1998. I received a bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering from MIT. I come from 2 generations of chemists, so passing on the knowledge is something which comes naturally and brings me great pleasure.
Los Angeles, CAView Tutor
...I was a teaching assistant in an introductory engineering class. I have also done a course in cadet teaching in which I taught math to 5th graders. I believe there is more than one way to explain math concepts so that if a student doesn't grasp the way it is presented in class, I can find an alternate way of explaining it.
Burbank, CAView Tutor
...When meeting a new word, learners need to know its spelling, its part of speech, its pronunciation, its definition, its collocations (how it "goes together" with other words), its use in a sentence. I have many methods learners can try out and choose to expand their vocabulary knowledge and use. My background to teach grammar includes traditional, pedagogical, and rhetorical grammars.
Long Beach, CAView Tutor